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Be Well at Work: Caregiver Connect Eldercare Program – July 7, 2020

Caregiver Connect We recognize that as caregivers you are dealing with unique challenges at this time. Elders living alone, physical distancing, travel restrictions, and program and services closures, are only a few of the stressors caregivers face while caring for an elder during COVID 19. Join the Elder Care Program for Caregivers Connect. The group […]

Be a Mentor for Berkeley Community Scholars

Berkeley Community Scholars, a nonprofit that helps Berkeley High School graduates from low-income families go to college, is seeking STEM mentors. Want to learn more? Submit a mentor interest form by Friday, June 12. Mentor a Scholar Our mentoring program provides a sustained, community-based network of personal support, information and resources to BCS High Hopes […]

Pride Month: Virtual Shoebox Float Parade & Flag Lowering

Pride is never cancelled; nor is the Pride Parade! Come join the celebration with Berkeley Lab shoebox floats. What is a Shoebox float parade? The origins are unclear, but shoebox parades appear to have started as elementary school projects. With COVID-19 restrictions virtual Pride parade variations with shoebox floats are emerging at universities like UCLA, […]

‘Live Science’ Presentation on the ALS – June 19, 2020

Ever wonder what goes on within Berkeley Lab’s iconic dome building? The Lab’s particle accelerator supports research in a wide variety of fields. In this episode, airing Friday, June 19, at 2 p.m., we’ll build a crystal together and learn how x-ray crystallography is used to examine structures. All webinar links can be found at […]

Pride Month: A Conversation with Julia Serano – June 24, 2020

Join the Lambda Alliance for a Pride Month conversation with Julia Serano. Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 (add to calendar) Time: 12 noon – 1 pm Zoom: Julia Serano is an Oakland, California-based writer, performer, biologist, and activist. She is best known for her 2007 book Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and […]

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green – June 25, 2020

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green An eclectic blend of groovy tunes from around the globe. Date: Thursday, June 25 (add it to your calendar) Time: 5:30 – 6:30pm Zoom: In case you missed it, click here for June 11, 2020 recording: Lounge Rules: – Open to Berkeley Lab employees (Sign in […]

Share Your Passion: Be A ‘Live Science’ Presenter

Throughout the summer, the Lab’s K-12 office is hosting live science webinars for employees and their families, and the community. Consider presenting your research, hobby, or other activity you enjoy during future episodes in the series. Sign up here! Live Science is a virtual series in which researchers at Berkeley Lab share their work and […]

Volunteers Sought for SAGE-S Virtual STEM Camp

In partnership with SLAC National Laboratory, we will be hosting a one week virtual summer camp for 105 girls from August 2 through August 7. Both National Laboratories have been working hard to develop engaging talks, projects, and professional growth workshops for the participants to take part in. We are now soliciting additional volunteers to operate as group guides, facilitate activities, and/or participate […]

Berkeley Lab Director’s Apprenticeship Program: Call for Volunteers

BLDAP is a summer high school program for underrepresented minorities in STEM to develop research and coding skills, receive career guidance, and form a STEM network. The virtual program will take place from July 6 – 30. Read about the program, volunteer roles, and how to sign up. The Berkeley Lab Director’s Apprenticeship Program (BLDAP) […]

Supervisor Brown Bag: Responding to Current Events – June 10, 2020

To echo the June 10th community message from Mike Witherell, and to learn more about the goals of #ShutDownSTEM and related actions, join us for a 1-hour discussion and tour of the ‘Guidance for People Leaders’ Resource. The Brown Bag session will provide guidance on how to respond to current events and how supervisors can actively support their […]